The MMDR Bill had proposed sharing of miner's profits with the project-affected people amongst other things

The UPA's attempt to overhaul the law governing malpractice-ridden mining sector by replacing a 50-year-old legislation, has been wasted with the new mining bill lapsing. The Mines and Minerals Development and Regulation (MMDR) Bill had proposed sharing of miner's profits with the project-affected people amongst other things, but with the last Lok Sabha being dissolved for elections, the Bill has lapsed.

The State Cabinet on Monday permitted the Lokayukta to probe the role of officials in the alleged irregularities to the tune of Rs. 642 crore in the government-owned Mysore Minerals Limited (MML).

Indian Mineral Industry at a Glance 2011-12 is the thirty third edition in its series. This publication is designed to meet the needs of policy makers, planners, industrialists, economists, academicians, researchers and others connected with planning, exploitation and utilisation of minerals and related activities.

The controversial State-owned mining company, Mysore Minerals Limited, is again in the dock as the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) states that it allowed a private company, with whom it has a

Tamil Nadu Progressive Writers and Artists Association (TNPWAA) passed a resolution opposing the Kavuthimalai Iron Ore Mining Project, at the Tiruvannamalai branch-level general body meeting, held

The Supreme Court has rejected Sesa Sterlite's plea seeking removal of ceiling of 25 million metric tonne (MT) and 5 MT imposed on annual production of iron ore from Tumkur and Chitradurga district

Days after the MB Shah Commission report on illegal mining was tabled in Parliament, two companies that hold mining leases in Orissa have approached the Delhi High Court seeking quashing of the rep

The 33-member state wildlife board, headed by chief minister Prithviraj Chavan, will meet in Mumbai on Thursday to clear a hosts of irrigation, mining and road widening projects under eco-sensitive

After Justice MB Shah Commission in its report pointed out that stock of fines (remnants of iron ore) was causing water pollution, the state government has asked Odisha State Pollution Control Boar

Investment of over Rs 35000 cr may be put on hold by industry

Finance minister P Chidambaram's move to retain 5 per cent duty on export of pellets has deeply disappointed the iron ore mining industry. The industry, which was expecting duty withdrawal in the interim budget 2014-15, said the industry might consider closing down existing units and put on hold investment to the tune of over Rs 35,000 crore.